Key Features

  • Presents a complete and practical approach to dental examination and charting, routine and advanced periodontal care, endodontic treatment, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, fracture fixation, anesthesia and analgesia
  • Features step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations for successfully planning and treating a wide spectrum of dental procedures
  • All chapters have been completely revised and updated with the most current information
  • Includes helpful home-care and post-operative instructions for clients
  • Consistently formatted chapters include general comments, indications, contraindications, and advantages and disadvantages for all techniques and dental materials
  • Offers guidelines for starting or expanding a dental department for your practice
  • Contains an in-depth discussion of the wide range of equipment and instruments that will allow you to provide the highest standard of dental care for your patients
  • Provides recommendations for the care and maintenance of your dental operatory
  • Includes a completely updated appendix of manufacturers and sources of dental materials

Table of Contents

1. Dental Records
2. Dental Equipment and Care
3. Dental Radiology
4. Dental Prophylaxis and Periodontal Disease Staging
5. Periodontal Therapy and Surgery
6. Exodontics
7. Endodontics
8. Restorative Dentistry
9. Orthodontics
10. Maxillofacial Fractures
11. Anesthesia & Pain Management in Dental and Oral Procedures
12. Regional and Local Anesthesia
13. General Health Safety and Ergonomics in the Veterinary Dental Workplace
Appendix I: Manufacturers and Sources of Dental Materials


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About the authors

Steven Holmstrom

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, AVDC, American Veterinary Dental College, San Carlos, CA

Patricia Frost Fitch

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College, Vancouver, WA

Edward Eisner

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College, Denver, CO